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Small business financing challenges
3 days ago

Small business financing challenges

By  •  Retailing

“Today, the small business sector is the primary source of income for more than 6.5 million Australians – almost 60% of the Australian workforce. But the real potential of small …
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ACAPMA Petroleum Contractor Workshops 2018
2 weeks ago

ACAPMA Petroleum Contractor Workshops 2018

This week ACAPMA held Petroleum Contractor Workshops in Sydney and Melbourne. These workshops were attended by a variety of industry stakeholders including: contractors, service providers, equipment suppliers, major retailers and …
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Franchise model under the spotlight
2 weeks ago

Franchise model under the spotlight

By  •  Information

In its purest form, a franchise is the duplication of a specific business model by ‘licencing’ the use of that model to other businesses.

By franchising its operations, the franchisor …
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PETROLEUM CONTRACTOR AND SERVICES WORKSHOPS 2018
2 weeks ago

PETROLEUM CONTRACTOR AND SERVICES WORKSHOPS 2018

By  •  Events

Next week, ACAPMA will be holding two workshops for those businesses involved in the provision of equipment and contracting services to the Australian fuel retail and distribution industry.

Register your …
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Brace for Easter fuel price nonsense
1 month ago

Brace for Easter fuel price nonsense

By  •  Petrol pricing

A quick glance at the petrol price cycle information presented on the ACCC’s website (see https://www.accc.gov.au/consumers/petrol-diesel-lpg/petrol-price-cycles#petrol-prices-in-melbourne ) suggests that average petrol prices in Adelaide, Brisbane and Melbourne are likely to …
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Average Brisbane petrol prices (vs the rest)
1 month ago

Average Brisbane petrol prices (vs the rest)

By  •  Petrol pricing

Late last year, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) published a report into the Brisbane Petrol Market (See https://www.accc.gov.au/system/files/Report%20on%20the%20Brisbane%20petrol%20market—October%202017_0.pdf)

The first two paragraphs of the Summary presented at the …
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Compliance with workplace law continues as a concern
2 months ago

Compliance with workplace law continues as a concern

By  •  Employment

Earlier this week, the Australian Financial Review released an article detailing the findings of an investigation by the Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) into alleged wage non-compliance with workplace law amongst …
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Fuel industry strongly questions objectivity of ACCC analysis of national fuel market
2 months ago

Fuel industry strongly questions objectivity of ACCC analysis of national fuel market

The peak representative body representing service station operators in Australia has responded angrily to the ACCC’s December 2017 Quarterly Report on the Australian Petroleum Market, seriously questioning the objectivity of …
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HR Highlight:  Misconduct outside of work?
2 months ago

HR Highlight: Misconduct outside of work?

By  •  HR Highlight

Managing the behaviour and performance of staff while at work is a demanding but well-understood requirement, however, the question is often asked…what can and should the business do about misconduct …
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Quiet increase in debit charges for many fuel retail businesses
2 months ago

Quiet increase in debit charges for many fuel retail businesses

By  •  Retailing

Many of us will be familiar with the introduction of “tap and go” for retail transactions.

The convenience of this form of payment has contributed to a dramatic rise in …
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